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Federal (USV)


Freeman Allen

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted at Hamilton for three years and mustered as Private, Company C, 61st New York Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the neck (or arm) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured on 6 November 1863, place not given, was paroled, and transferred to Company 122, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps on 2 March 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1837


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 113  [AotW citation 16111]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 26, pg. 834  [AotW citation 22591]